Harold G. Koenig, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Associate Professor of Medicine
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Campus mail Box 3400 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-6633
Email address harold.koenig@duke.edu

My primary research is focused on studying the effects of religion and spirituality on health. I am founding Co-Director of Duke’s Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health.

For a complete bio and CV, go to the following website: https://spiritualityandhealth.duke.edu/index.php/harold-g-koenig-m-d

Education and Training

  • M.D., University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1982

Publications

Dew, Rachel E., Scott H. Kollins, and Harold G. Koenig. “ADHD, Religiosity, and Psychiatric Comorbidity in Adolescence and Adulthood.” J Atten Disord, December 17, 2020, 1087054720972803. https://doi.org/10.1177/1087054720972803.

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Pham, Tony V., Cherry M. Beasley, Jane P. Gagliardi, Harold G. Koenig, and John W. Stanifer. “Spirituality, Coping, and Resilience Among Rural Residents Living with Chronic Kidney Disease.” J Relig Health 59, no. 6 (December 2020): 2951–68. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-019-00892-w.

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Adams, G Camelia, Andrew J. Wrath, Thuy Le, Stephen Adams, Dawn De Souza, Marilyn Baetz, and Harold G. Koenig. “Exploring the Impact of Religion and Spirituality on Mental Health and Coping in a Group of Canadian Psychiatric Outpatients.” J Nerv Ment Dis 208, no. 12 (December 2020): 918–24. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001243.

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32969867
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Zhizhong, Wang, Harold G. Koenig, Tong Yan, Wen Jing, Sui Mu, Liu Hongyu, and Liu Guangtian. “Psychometric properties of the moral injury symptom scale among Chinese health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.” Bmc Psychiatry 20, no. 1 (November 25, 2020): 556. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12888-020-02954-w.

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33238949
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Sanaeinasab, Hormoz, Mohsen Saffari, Zarrindokht Sheykh-Oliya, Kazem Khalaji, Afsaneh Laluie, Faten Al Zaben, and Harold G. Koenig. “A spiritual intervention to reduce stress, anxiety and depression in pregnant women: Randomized controlled trial.” Health Care Women Int, November 12, 2020, 1–18. https://doi.org/10.1080/07399332.2020.1836643.

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Rammouz, Ismail, Rachid Aalouane, Samira El Fakir, Mohamed El Ghazi, Hanane Bennoudi, Naima Trimasse, Redouane Madaoui, Saïd Boujraf, and Harold G. Koenig. “Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the Moroccan Arabic Version of the Muslim Belief into Action (BIAC) Scale.” J Relig Health, November 3, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01111-7.

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Reyes-Ortiz, Carlos A., Claudia Payan, Geraldine Altamar, Jose F Gomez Montes, and Harold G. Koenig. “Religiosity and depressive symptoms among older adults in Colombia.” Aging Ment Health 24, no. 11 (November 2020): 1879–85. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2019.1660851.

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33076684
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Sanaeinasab, Hormoz, Mohsen Saffari, Davoud Yazdanparast, Aliakbar Karimi Zarchi, Faten Al-Zaben, Harold G. Koenig, and Amir H. Pakpour. “Effects of a health education program to promote healthy lifestyle and glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes: A randomized controlled trial.” Prim Care Diabetes, October 11, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcd.2020.09.007.

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33055009
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Mantri, Sneha, Jennifer Mah Lawson, ZhiZhong Wang, and Harold G. Koenig. “Identifying Moral Injury in Healthcare Professionals: The Moral Injury Symptom Scale-HP.” J Relig Health 59, no. 5 (October 2020): 2323–40. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-020-01065-w.

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32681398
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